UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

UIIPA – Our 33rd Year!

Utah IBM i Professionals Association

Archive for June 2015

June Election Luncheon Highlights

Our June meeting was our annual officer election luncheon. This year it was held at Tucanos Brazilian Grill at the Gateway Mall in Salt Lake City. We had some great food and an enjoyable time catching up with our fellow UIIPA members. The newly elected officers are:

Matt Kingdon – Ciber
Joe Wood – JAWS Management, Consulting & Investments, LLC
Michael Leary – People’s Utah Bancorp
Mike Nageli – BMA Banking Systems 

Our guest speaker was Tim Hastings, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the State of Utah. Tim shared with us his knowledge and wisdom with regards to the information security world. If you were not able to attend you can access the slides from his presentation here: Presentation File

Thank you to all who attended!

Election Luncheon

Tim Hastings

 

Annual Officer Election Luncheon June 17th

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Help us celebrate our 30th year as a user group at our Annual Officer Election Luncheon for the Utah IBM i Professionals Association.

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Time: 11:30 a.m. check-in and mingle, 12:00 noon lunch

Location: Tucanos Brazilian Grill at the Gateway Mall, second level. The Gateway is located in the heart of Salt Lake City, Utah, along 400 West, between 200 South and South Temple.

Parking: Easy access parking is conveniently located in the Summer and Winter Parking Garages, accessible from 200 South and 100 South. The Summer Parking Garage is located closest to the restaurant. The first hour of parking is free with a parking validation, two hours or less is $1.00, three hours or less is $3.00. Street parking in the area, in some locations, is 2 hours.

Special Guest Speaker

Tim HastingsWe are very pleased to have Tim Hastings, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the State of Utah as our special guest speaker this year. As the news reminds us almost daily, our complex electronic world is under assault relentlessly by cyber-attacks of every kind. Tim brings us real-world experience in dealing with these issues as the State of Utah’s CISO since April of 2013.  As a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s AERS Advisory practice, Tim spent nearly 14 years assessing and developing information technology, security and privacy processes and controls. Tim specialized in security risk and compliance, working with clients to build robust security management programs aimed at achieving compliance, reducing risk, and providing maximum enterprise value.

Tim is currently living in Park City with his wife and 4 boys who moved here after living most of their lives in Houston and Austin, Texas.

Officer Elections

We invite everyone to come and vote to select our next year’s leadership. The offices to be filled are: President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. All current members can run for an officer position. If you would like to run yourself or have any members you would like to nominate (with their approval) please contact Joe Wood at: uiipa.org@gmail.com

We are in particular need of someone who can takeover the maintenance and updating of this website. If you have WordPress skills – you are needed! Please step forward and help us out!

We ask each member to consider this opportunity to become involved in leading this group here in Utah. It is indeed an honor and opportunity to get to know other talented individuals in this group and the IBM supporting team and other IBM business partners who help in pulling together our monthly meetings.

Free Lunch for Paid Members!

A paid corporate membership entitles two people to come to the luncheon free of charge. A paid individual membership entitles one person to lunch. Any additional guests will be charged $20.00 per person at the door. Checks should be made out to UIIPA. We will need to give Tucanos a count of how many people we are expecting to attend. So please RSVP to Joe Wood by noon on June 15th at: uiipa.org@gmail.com 

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